Freedom High School is again looking for a new football coach.
Jim Bob Bryant, a two-time AP state coach of the year and three-time state champion at Havelock, has resigned after one season. It marks the second time in five seasons that the Patriots have had a head coach stay just one year.
Bryant’s new school, North Paulding (Ga.), announced his hire late Tuesday on its Facebook page.
Bryant said he plans to stay at FHS through the end of first-semester exams next Friday and be at North Paulding the following week. North Paulding, located in Dallas, Ga., about 30 miles northwest of Atlanta.
The Patriots went 7-5 in 2017 including a 33-27 loss to Northwestern Conference Champion Alexander Central33-27 on October 6th in Morganton.